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DSM-IV Criteria for Pedophilia
* Over a period of at least 6 months, recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges or behaviors involving sexual activity with a pre-pubescent child or children (generally age 13 or younger)
* The fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors case clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupation, or other important areas of functioning.
* The person is at least age 16 years and at least 5 years older than the child or children in Criterion A. Note: Do not include an individual in late adolescence involved in an ongoing sexual relationship with a 12- or 13-year-old
Why shouldn't they have the same rights as any other criminal? Why shouldn't they be treated within the bounds of the law?
And I'm guessing, neither have you.
Originally posted by Deaf Alien
What this thread is about is people who have attraction but never acts on the urges.
Impact of Child Sexual Abuse
It is estimated that there are 60 million survivors of childhood sexual abuse in America today. Source: Forward, 1993.
Approximately 31% of women in prison state that they had been abused as children. Source: United States Department of Justice, 1991.
Approximately 95% of teenage prostitutes have been sexually abused. Source: CCPCA, 1992.
"[T]he castrated criminal would be more docile and have a better opportunity to be rehabilitated, educated, and to become a worthwhile citizen" (1). Castration removes the biological and chemical tendencies that are intrinsically linked to the desire to rape in males.
Although chemical castration is not the perfect solution to inhibit child molestation, it discourages sexual assault better than incarceration. Injections of Depo-Provera decrease the aggressive tendencies that lead to rape in males. Castration also discourages sexual fantasies and eradicates sexual obsessions. Pedophiles are reduced to apathetic pacifists. Regulated chemical castration should be encouraged as an alternative to prison for male child molesters in order to stop recidivism and decrease instances of sexual assault.
Originally posted by 13Etznab
Because a pedophile is hurting the BASIS of our future. They are CREATING SICK child who then, will be sick adults.
Did i mention death?
Chemical castration is an option you know, and is working well. Here we had pedophiles that REQUESTED themselves castration to be free and it worked. They WERE MENTALLY FREE and did not had the taste of kids anymore. Do some research.
Sorry for english mistakes, french is my native language.
The special drug treatment for pedophiles has proved to be successful in many European countries and several states of the USA. The number of repeated crimes based on sexual motives was reduced by almost 50 percent. In Great Britain, pedophiles and rapists will be offered injections of leuproreline – a medication that subdues the action of men’s sexual hormones. The anti-pedophile campaign was launched in England after the terrible incident in 2000, when pedophile Roy Whiting murdered eight-year-old schoolgirl Sarah Payne. There are about 110,000 pedophiles in Great Britain.
Originally posted by 13Etznab
Want more effects? Do you still have pity for pedophile?
I am not asking to kill them, but severe punition, severe control and promotion of free castration. This is almost 100% chance of success by the
way and that person become a normal adult because he don't have the instinct anymore.
We dot it for cats, dogs, horses...
Originally posted by FMLuder
What I am arguing is on the simple level of a BREACH of US LAW. You are making claims of a sociological and psychological nature that you are UTTERLY unqualified to make, and extending your views to suggest that people should be EXECUTED based on your 'expert' opinion??
Originally posted by -0mega-
Taking that pedophilia and pedophile are both words that describe someone who feels attracted to very young children but does not necessarily act upon that attraction, I say that I wouldn't mind if a ''protection bill'' would actually pass.
After all, you can say what you want but they're still human.
[edit on 11/5/09 by -0mega-]